Materahub (Italy)

In the sociSDG project, Materahub will focus on the SDG5: GENDER EQUALITY.

Materahub is an aggregator of people and businesses encouraging the creation of new job opportunities and the promotion of sustainable development. Through Materahub different subjects provide their expertise and ideas to valorise the local and regional community, which becomes the starting point and meeting place of national and international creative realities related to the HUB. For this reason, Materahub provides spaces and resources, links and knowledge, talents, opportunities and investments to help people to turn ideas into reality.

Materahub’s primary objective is a better quality of life, made of the rediscovery of traditional values and innovative solutions to emerging needs, with social innovation and creativity at the center of each project. Learning processes are vital for the development and empowerment of creativity and related skills, so Materahub promotes new methodologies where creativity is used to make the learning path participated by trainees and learners, along with the exchange of know-how and co-working activities. Materahub wants to develop a social economy of culture: an alternative way for communities who want to develop their skills and distinguishing social, cultural and environmental factors solving critical problems like youth unemployment and brain drain.

MATERAHUB promotes entrepreneurship education at regional, national and European level through a number of initiatives involving all relevant actors in this “environment”: schools, teachers, students, universities, entrepreneurs, mentors, support institutions and is guided by the idea that a new attitude towards entrepreneurship had to be fostered from the education of young people.

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